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Medical Term:

triacylglycerol

Pronunciation: tri-as'il-glis'er-ol

Definition: Glycerol esterified at each of its three hydroxyl groups by a fatty (aliphatic) acid; tristearoylglycerol.

Synonym(s): triglyceride

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